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SFPD, feds execute search warrant in Richmond District drug bust

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San Francisco police on Tuesday morning assisted federal law enforcement agencies including the FBI and U.S. Customs and Border Protection conduct a drug bust in the Richmond District, according to authorities.

The joint operation at 6 a.m. in the area of Fifth Avenue and Geary Boulevard involved the San Francisco Police Department, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigations Division, the FBI and CBP, according to a spokesperson for the DEA.

“We assisted with the feds on exercising a search warrant for a location suspected of having narcotics,” said Officer Robert Rueca, a San Francisco police spokesperson.

Rueca said no arrests had been made as of Tuesday morning.

“There is no danger to the public,” said DEA spokesperson Special Agent Casey Rettig, who declined to provide further information.

Rueca said the operation lasted for three hours until 9 a.m.

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